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Does injury end rumours of Di Maria’s move to Manchester United?

The injury that sent shockwaves for all people watching this summer’s World Cup was the damage Neymar sustained to his back. However, the absence of Angel di Maria for the rest of the World Cup will certainly be headline news in Argentina. The Real Madrid winger was subbed off in his country’s win over Belgium [...]

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VIDEO: Manchester United target Depay – goals, assists, skills

New Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is reportedly lining up a move for Dutch international Memphis Depay. Depay is considered to be one of the brightest young talents in world football and there are rumours United are preparing a £15 million bid.

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Bayern Munich star wants Manchester United move

Ahead of Manchester United’s quarter-final tie against Bayern Munich, reports have emerged that Toni Kroos is keen to switch life in Germany for England. There are at least ten players at Bayern Munich who earn more money than Kroos with him currently earning £65k-a-week, which is some way short of Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben’s [...]

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INFOGRAPHIC: Transfers wobbles & wins – Chelsea, Liverpool, Newcastle, Tottenham Hotspur

INFOGRAPHIC: Transfers wobbles & wins – Chelsea, Liverpool, Newcastle, Tottenham Hotspur

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VIDEO: Manchester United target angry after early sub

Manchester United target Toni Kroos was angry to be subbed after in tonight’s game against Stuttgart. With an hour played and Bayern Munich a goal behind, Kroos was replaced by Claudio Piazarro. Kroos went to the bench without shaking his team mates’ hands, before angrily throwing his gloves to the floor. With his contract set [...]

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Will Juan Mata *actually* sign for Manchester United?

If I hear, see or read the question “Where will Juan Mata fit into the Manchester United side” one more time, I am going to give up on the human race. According to worldwide reports, the two times Chelsea Player of the Year is set to sign for the Premier League champions for a club [...]

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Chelsea’s January Window

So it has come to that point in the season again that every fan absolutely hates loves: the hallowed January transfer window. Not since the days of Chelsea’s fateful Fernando Torres signing has anything of note happened in January. Nevertheless, Sky Sport’s incessant ramping up of the final day has almost become a day of [...]

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Manchester United ready to bring in Real Madrid bench warmer

Reports from Spain have suggested that could be some truth to the rumours that Manchester United are ready to sign Fabio Coentrao from Real Madrid. The English champions agreed a deal to bring Coentrao on loan last summer, with the view to making it a permanent transfer, and completed all the paperwork on their end. [...]

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What has Manchester United target said about his future club?

Robert Lewandowski was supposedly a done deal for Bayern Munich but his most recent comments suggest there is the possibility he will be moving to the Premier League this summer. The player claims he has never revealed he would be signing for Bayern Munich. What has he actually said? April 21st 2013: Sir Alex Ferguson [...]

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Whisper it… But Manchester United got their priorities right

With rolling 24-hour sports channels and the social media flourishing more than ever, it should not come as a great surprise that what happens off the pitch is now given more scrutiny than what happens on it. The lust for breaking news and getting ‘the story’ has accelerated out of control, while providing in-depth tactical [...]

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Three players Manchester United should have signed

It’s transfer deadline day and Manchester United, after another inept performance, are yet to make a signing that can add any dimension to the squad. Do not let the 4-1 opening day victory over Swansea fool you, Manchester United were not 3 goals better than Swansea. For it not for the ruthless finishing of Robin [...]

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Why I felt for Hull’s manager on deadline day

Away from the more high profile spectrum of transfer deadline day there was one Premier League manager who was trying to bring in a singular player who would have really addressed a weakness within his side however was unable to do so after the deal collapsed late on in the day. This Premier League manager [...]

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Manchester United’s failings exposed

Finally it has passed; the male’s version of Valentines day is now over and the fallout continues on social media. Logging on to twitter in the late hours last night, it was apparent that there was a distinct consensus with how Manchester United handled the summer transfer window. There have been calls for Ed Woodward [...]

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Manchester United manager turned down Thiago

To add to the farce that was Manchester United’s transfer window, it has been reported that David Moyes turned down the opportunity to sign Thiago earlier this summer. Thiago’s father, Mazinho, had confirmed that the player was close to joining United, despite United’s claims that Cesc Fabregas had always been their priority signing. However, it [...]

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Flamini to return after dumping Arsenal for AC Milan?

February 10th 2008: “There are talks with the club and I hope everything will work out because I am happy here,” Flamini said. “I like English football and I love Arsenal. Hard work. I have done that for the three-and-a-half years have been at the club. Now I have my place in the team and [...]

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Arsenal let Casillas know they’re interested

Reports from Spain today claim that Arsenal have let those close to Iker Casillas know that they are following his situation closely. The goalkeeper lost his starting place in the Real Madrid team when Jose Mourinho was in charge last season. There had been some suggestion that it was a personal problem between the player [...]

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German press claim Manchester United will sign Real Madrid midfielder

German newspaper, Bild, has reported that Manchester United are set to make a bid of £38m+ to sign Mesut Özil from Real Madrid. Josep Pedrerol, who is a presenter on Spanish football TV programme Punto Pelota, claims that the deal is dependent on Gareth Bale’s transfer from Tottenham Hotspur. “We have already reported that Real [...]

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Willian’s transfer rumour history: From Chelsea to Spurs, Arsenal, Liverpool and back again

March 31st 2011: Willian linked with moves to Chelsea and Barcelona. Both Carlo Ancelotti and Pep Guardiola were reportedly keen to sign him after scoring twice in Shakhtar Donetsk’s 3-0 second leg success over Roma in the Champions League last 16 game. April 13th 2011: “Willian would be perfect for Arsenal,” said Denilson (Arsenal player). [...]

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